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Students will be awarded a Lewisham Southwark College certificate.
Aims of the course
To give an introduction to diverse floristry skills for funeral work.
Biodegradable tributes, contemporary tributes and sprays, finally a design using home-grown British flowers to celebrate the annual nationwide celebration of British Flower Week
Tutor feedback, peer and self-evaluation.
This course provides an opportunity to learn new or update your skills by exploring a range of techniques to create diverse funeral designs. Throughout the course, you will identify and create a diverse Biodegradable tribute, construct a range of contemporary funeral tribute to incorporate contemporary sprays, use up to date techniques suitable for funeral and sympathy work. The final week will include a design using home-grown British flowers to celebrate the annual nationwide celebration of British Flower Week
Develop your Floristry portfolio and practical skills to a more advanced level on the following courses: Classic Floral Designs for Weddings, Diverse Floral Funeral & Sympathy Course, European styles, Vintage inspired wedding designs. More advanced florists may prefer one of our accredited courses at level 1, 2 or 3
What can I earn as a florist?
When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. As a qualified florist you'll be starting on a career path with lots of opportunity for progression, and a good salary in your sights ? whether you decide to work for a company or set up your own business. For example:
Florists start on around £11,000 a year and can earn £15,000 with 3 years' experience
Horticulturalists start on around £14,000 a year and can earn £18,000 with 3 years' experience
If you'd like to turn your passion for flowers into a career, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our courses combine technical and business training, and include valuable work experience opportunities, ensuring you're ready to take your first steps in the industry.
Enthusiastic approach to the floristry trade.
This will be delivered in our floristry workshops
Process for Application
To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.